Degree Apprenticeships for employers

Hiring an apprentice or upskilling an employee can help enhance your workforce. Discover the benefits to your business, how to take on an apprentice and how we can support you.

New for 2023 - our Apprenticeship Matching Service

Now with our Apprenticeship Matching Service we can help you employ the best future talent. This is a free specialist recruitment package for employers looking to take on a Degree Apprentice.

We will support you from vacancy to appointment, guiding and supporting you through the recruitment process. We’ll find you the best talent to maximise your business’s potential and identify the candidate’s technical and motivational ability, whilst ensuring that they align with your company values. This will assist with your recruitment strategy by saving you time, money, and resources.

We will put you in contact with future apprentices across all ages, widening participation and recruiting local talent, helping them with employment and education opportunities. This will enhance your workforce, growing your business so that you gain that competitive advantage.

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We offer a range of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships which help employees to gain the skills and experience that today’s industry needs. The educational programme is a collaboration between you, the learner and the University.

We have a 94% progression rate

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We currently have 2,000+ apprentices here at the University

We offer programmes from Level 2 to Level 7

We have 35+ Apprenticeship programmes to choose from

Why hire an apprentice?

Supporting a new or existing employee through an apprenticeship can be very beneficial for your business. You'll be developing a highly-skilled individual with the qualifications and relevant on-the-job experience. So they can help deliver growth, fresh ideas and innovation for your organisation. 

What funding is available to employers?

The Apprenticeship Levy and how we can support you through your application

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Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

In 2017, Training 2000 became part of the University of Central Lancashire. This means higher apprentices now have more direct routes to a Degree Apprenticeship. By combining our strengths with Training 2000, we are specialists in apprenticeship programmes. Our courses are aimed at enhancing business performance, increasing efficiency and enabling innovation. 

Apprenticeships for business

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Discover our courses and how we can support your business

Learners who have been on a Degree Apprenticeship programme will bring fresh ideas and new ways of thinking into your workplace, enabling your business to grow, adapt and thrive.

Why work with us?

We are one of the largest and most experienced providers of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships in the North West and are committed to working with employers of all types and sizes to develop employees together.

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